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TABLE 1. Solemyoid classification schemes of various authors. Acharax and Solemya have been placed either in separate families (or superfamilies) or grouped together within the same family (or subfamily).

Cox, 1969
Class BIVALVIA Linné, 1758
  Subclass CRYPTODONTA Neumayr, 1884
    Order SOLEMYOIDA Dall, 1889
      Superfamily SOLEMYOIDEA Adams and Adams, 1857 (1840)
        Family SOLEMYIDAE Adams and Adams, 1857 (1840)
          (Includes Solemya and Acharax; Clinopistha [= Dystactella ] placed in Ctenodontidae Wöhrmann)
 
Scarlato and Starobogatov, 1979
Class BIVALVIA Linné, 1758
  Superorder PROTOBRANCHIA Pelseneer, 1889 (=Nuculoida Dall, 1889)
    Order SOLEMYIDA Newell, 1965
      Suborder SOLEMYINA Newell, 1965 (=Solenomyina Dall, 1889)
        Superfamily ACHARACOIDEA Scarlato et Starobogatov, 1979
          Family ACHARACIDAE Scarlato et Starobogatov, 1979
            (Acharax placed here)
        Superfamily SOLEMYOIDEA H. Adams et A. Adams, 1857
          Family SOLEMYIDAE H. Adams et A. Adams, 1857
            (Solemya placed here)
      Suborder NUCINELLINA Scarlato et Starobogatov, 1971
        Superfamily AFGHANODESMATOIDEA Scarlato et Starobogatov, 1979
          Family AFGHANODESMATIDAE Scarlato et Starobogatov, 1979
        Superfamily MANZANELLOIDEA Chronic, 1952
          Family MANZANELLIDAE Chronic, 1952
          Family NUCINELLIDAE Vokes, 1956
        Superfamily HUXLEYOIDEA Scarlato et Starobogatov, 1971
          Family HUXLEYIIDAE Scarlato et Starobogatov, 1971
 
Allen and Hannah, 1986
Class BIVALVIA Linné, 1758
  Subclass PROTOBRANCHIA Pelseneer, 1889
    Order SOLEMYOIDA Dall, 1889
      Family SOLEMYIDAE Gray, 1840
        (Includes both Solemya and Acharax)
      Family NUCINELLIDAE Vokes, 1956
 
Maxwell, 1988
(Class BIVALVIA)
  (Subclass PROTOBRANCHIA)
    Order SOLEMYOIDA Dall, 1889
      Suborder SOLEMYINA Dall, 1889
        Superfamily SOLEMYOIDEA Gray, 1840
          Family SOLEMYIDAE Gray, 1840
            (Solemya placed here)
          Family ACHARACIDAE Scarlato and Starobogatov, 1979
            (Acharax placed here)
      Suborder NUCINELLINA Scarlato and Starobogatov, 1971
        Superfamily MANZANELLOIDEA Chronic, 1952
          Family MANZANELLIDAE Chronic, 1952
 
Cope, 1996
Class BIVALVIA Linnaeus, 1758
  Subclass LIPODONTA Cope, 1995
    Order SOLEMYOIDA Dall, 1889
      Superfamily SOLEMYOIDEA Adams and Adams, 1857
        Family SOLEMYIDAE Adams and Adams, 1857
 
Pojeta, 1988
Class PELECYPODA Goldfuss
  Subclass PALAEOTAXODONTA Korobkov
  (=Subclass PROTOBRANCHIA Pelseneer)
    Superfamily SOLEMYOIDEA Adams and Adams
      Family SOLEMYIDAE Adams and Adams
        Subfamily SOLEMYINAE Adams and Adams
          (Includes both Solemya and Acharax)
        Subfamily CLINOPISTHINAE Pojeta, 1988
          (includes both Clinopistha and Dystactella)
    Superfamily NUCINELLOIDEA Vokes, 1956
      Family NUCINELLIDAE Vokes, 1956
      Family MANZANELLIDAE Chronic, 1952
 
Amler, 1999
(Class BIVALVIA)
  Subclass LIPODONTA (Iredale, 1939) Cope, 1995
    Order SOLEMYOIDA Dall, 1889
      Superfamily SOLEMYOIDEA (Adams and Adams, 1857) Gray, 1840
        Family SOLEMYIDAE (Adams and Adams, 1857) Gray, 1840
          (Solemya placed here)
        Family JANACEKIIDAE Růžička and Řehoř, 1978
          (Janacekia placed here)
        Family ACHARACIDAE Scarlato and Starobogatov, 1979
          (Acharax placed here)
 
Nevesskaja, 2009; Nevesskaja et al., 2013
Class BIVALVIA
  Superorder PROTOBRANCHIA Pelseneer, 1889
    Order SOLEMYIDA Newell, 1965
      Superfamily SOLEMYOIDEA H. et A. Adams, 1857
        Family SOLEMYIDAE H. et A. Adams, 1857
          (Solemya placed here)
      Superfamily ACHARACOIDEA Scarlato et Starobogatov, 1979
        Family ACHARACIDAE Scarlato et Starobogatov, 1979
          (Acharax placed here)
      Superfamily MANZANELLOIDEA Chronic, 1952
        Family MANZANELLIDAE Chronic, 1952
        Family NUCINELLIDAE Vokes, 1956
 
Beiler et al., 2010
Class BIVALVIA Linnaeus, 1758
  Subclass PROTOBRANCHIA Pelseneer, 1889
  (=Sublcass PALAEOTAXODONTA Korobkov, 1954)
    Order SOLEMYOIDA Dall, 1889
      Superfamily MANZANELLOIDEA Chronic, 1952
        Family MANZANELLIDAE Chronic, 1952
      Superfamily SOLEMYOIDEA Gray, 1840
        Family SOLEMYIDAE Gray, 1840
          Subfamily SOLEMYINAE Gray, 1840
          (=Family JANACEKIIDAE Růžička and Řehoř, 1978)
            (Includes both Solemya and Janacekia)
          Subfamily ACHARACINAE Scarlato and Starobogatov, 1979
            (Acharax placed here)
          Subfamily CLINOPISTHINAE Pojeta, 1988
 
Carter et al., 2011
Class BIVALVIA Linnaeus, 1758
  Subclass PROTOBRANCHIA Pelseneer, 1889
  (=Subclass PALAEOTAXODONTA Korobkov, 1954)
    Superorder NUCULIFORMII Dall, 1889
    (=Superorder FOLIOBRANCHIA Ménégaux, 1889)
      Order SOLEMYIDA Dall, 1889
        Superfamily SOLEMYOIDEA Gray, 1840
          Family SOLEMYIDAE Gray, 1840
            Subfamily SOLEMYINAE Gray, 1840
              (Includes both Solemya and Acharax)
            Subfamily JANACEKIINAE Růžička and Řehoř, 1978
              (Janacekia placed here)
          Family CLINOPISTHIDAE Pojeta, 1988
          Family CTENODONTIDAE Wöhrmann, 1893
          Family OVATOCONCHIDAE Carter, 2011
 
Bailey, 2011 (and herein)
Class BIVALVIA Linnaeus, 1758
  Subclass PROTOBRANCHIA Pelseneer, 1889
  (=Subclass PALAEOTAXODONTA Korobkov, 1954)
    Superorder NUCULIFORMII Dall, 1889
      Order SOLEMYOIDA Dall, 1889
        Superfamily SOLEMYOIDEA Gray, 1840
          Family SOLEMYIDAE Gray, 1840
            Subfamily SOLEMYINAE Gray, 1840
              (includes both Solemya and Acharax)
            Subamily CLINOPISTHINAE Pojeta, 1988
              (includes both Clinopistha and Dystactella)

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